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Yolanda Chvez Leyva

On Aug. 10, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it would give sweeping new powers to Border Patrol agents to deport undocumented immigrants. But enlisting these agents to perform the role of "judges" is unwise and shortsighte... Read more

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Just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, hundreds of women have been raped and murdered over the past decade. Read more

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June 20 is World Refugee Day, and the plight of refugee children demands our attention. Read more

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Attacks have Mexicans heading south of the borderNovember 28, 2001 The Sept. Read more

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View from the border shows universal empathySeptember 19, 2001 I live on the U.S.-Mexican border, 2,000 miles from last week's horrifying attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. Read more

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Immigrant deaths a casualty of free tradeMay 30, 2001 Last week, smugglers abandoned a group of Mexican immigrants in the blistering 115 degree heat of the Arizona desert. Read more

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